Hardwell discusses reason for choosing DJ name

Since announcing his retirement from live shows, Dutch maestro Hardwell has been explaining key areas of his career on social media. Right back from his early days spinning records in local clubs in the Netherlands, right up to his friendships in the industry with producers like Chuckie, and his recent performances at the likes of ADE, and Ibiza. 

One of the most interesting topics is how Hardwell, real name Robert, chose his DJ name at the start of his career, as he explained that the name actually came from his father. Translating their family name into Latin and English, Robert realised that his name meant ‘Heart Well’ and so decided to slightly modify this and become the superstar we know today.

You can catch more of these stories on the DJ’s Twitter account, where he is hashtagging #StoryOfHardwell

Making the switch over from an established career in sports journalism to the world of dance music in 2016, Jake Gable has cemented a spot as one of the industry's most in-demand names during his tenure to date. Working on highly successful press campaigns for the likes of Tiësto, MK, and many more during his time at one of London's most premiere PR outfits, Gable has also proved his hand as a skilled journalist, interviewing acts such as Oliver Heldens, Martin Solveig, NERVO, and many more at international events like EDC Las Vegas, Tomorrowland, Creamfields, and Amsterdam Dance Event. Working tirelessly as the CEO & Founder of UK company The EVENT, Gable also doubles up as a tour manager, playlist curator, dance music influencer, and DJ, under his JK-GBL alias. Further adding strings to his bow as a freelance copywriter - where he has worked for numerous iconic artists such as Axwell, and labels, such as Third Party's Release Records - Gable is best known for producing two of the biggest editorials in We Rave You history; The first a breaking news story on Swedish House Mafia's return at Miami's Ultra Music Festival in 2018 (a world exclusive), and the second titled 'Avicii: The Truth...', an inquest into the EDM star's passing, published less than 24 hours after his death.

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